The Commemorative Wreath: In Celebration of the Extinction of Negro Slavery in the British Dominions
E. Fry, 1835 - 112 páginas
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Afric's arise August band beams bear BERMUDA bless blest blood boast BOLIVAR BONDAGE bonds bosom bound break breath bright Britain British broken burst captive cause cease chain Chief CHILD Christian dark dawn death divine earth Emancipation fair feel fetters Freedom gain give glad glorious glory Gospel grace grateful grave hand hath head heard heart Heaven heavenly holy hopes human humble isles Jubilee land laws Liberty lift light live Lord lost marked Mercy Millions mind morning Negro never night o'er once oppressed Oppression's peace poor praise prayer race raise reign rejoice remain rest rose sacred shore sing Slave Slavery song sons sorrow soul sound Spirit spread stain sweet tears tell thee thine Thou hast thought thousand toil triumph Truth tyrant voice wave West Whilst wrongs
Página 56 - When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman.
Página 39 - Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
Página 26 - God made all His creatures free ; Life itself is liberty ; God ordained no other bands Than united hearts and hands. 2. Sin the primal charter broke — Sin, itself earth's heaviest yoke ; Tyranny with sin began, Man o'er brute, and man o'er man. 3. But a better day shall be, Life again be liberty, And the wide world's only bands Love-knit hearts and love-linked hands. 4. So shall every slavery cease, All God's children...
Página 84 - For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the Lord; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
Página 24 - AGES, ages have departed Since the first dark vessel bore Afric's children, broken-hearted, To the Caribbean shore ; She like Rachel, Weeping, for they were no more. Millions, millions have been slaughter'd In the fight and on the deep ; Millions, millions more have water'd, With such tears as captives weep, Fields of travail, Where their bones till doomsday sleep.
Página iv - from a child known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus...
Página 25 - ... captives weep, Fields of travail, Where their bones till doomsday sleep. Mercy, mercy vainly pleading, Rent her garments, smote her breast, Till a voice, from heaven proceeding, Gladden'd all the gloomy west, " Come, ye weary ! Come, and I will give you rest ! " Tidings, tidings of salvation!
Página 111 - The great doubt is solved; the alarming prognostications of the advocates of slavery falsified; the highest hopes of the negro's friends fulfilled, and their pledges honorably redeemed. A whole people, comprising 30,000 souls, have passed from slavery into freedom, not only without the slightest irregularity, but with the solemn and decorous tranquillity of a sabbath.
Página 24 - To this far-off western shore ; She, like Rachel, Weeping, for they were no more. Millions, millions have been slaughtered In the fight and on the deep ; Millions, millions more have watered, With such tears as captives weep, Fields of labor Where their wasted bodies sleep.
Página 110 - I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation : and all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?